Pakistan Army starts relief operation in rain-hit Karachi: ISPR

Pakistan Army starts relief operation in rain-hit Karachi: ISPR


RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army started relief operation after fourth spell of monsoon rains hit Karachi on Friday as a result the city’s drainage system fell flat against the challenge and the metropolitan city delved into chaos.

According to data from the Department of International Services and Public Relations (ISPR), the Pakistani army has begun rescue operations in Karachi, which was hit by rain. The Army’s rescue team as well as dehydration pumps and other necessary equipment have begun to drain the water that has accumulated in low-lying areas of the metropolis.

ISPR said rescue teams evacuated people trapped in rainwater in different parts of the metropolis. More and more rescue teams are raising their vigilance to deal with urban floods and any other unfortunate events

In order to alleviate the urban flooding in Karachi, Prime Minister Imran Khan last week instructed the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the Pakistan Army to assist the local government in dealing with the dangerous situation.

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